Civil Society / NGOs

CCHR to launch its human rights education platform: free of expression

On July 11 2021, Cambodian Center for Human Rights issued a media alert on launching its Human Rights Education Platform: Freedom of Expression, with three online modules related to freedom of expression in order to build the public’s knowledge on the right to freedom of ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights

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Launch of consultation process of the Draft Law on the organization and functioning of the national human rights commission of Cambodia

On 08 July 2021, Cambodian Human Rights Committee issued a press release on launching of consultation process of the draft law on the organization and functioning of the national human rights commission of Cambodia.The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC), in collaboration with the office of ...

Cambodian Human Rights Committee

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Press​ release​ on​ the​ publication​ of​ investigation​ and​ research​ report​ on​ the​ road​ to​ completely​ destruction​ of​ Phnom​ Ses​ community​ forest

On​ 12​ April​ 2021,​ the​ Cambodian​ Youth​ Network​ Association​ issued​ a​ press​ release​ on​ the​ Publication​ of​ investigation​ and​ research​ report​ on​ the​ road​ to​ completely​ destruction​ of​ Phnom​ Ses​ community​ forest.​ The​ results​ of​ the​ survey​ and​ research​ obtained​ through​ community​ interviews,​ monitoring​ of​ ...

Cambodian​ Youth​ Network​ Association​

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Joint statement: Suspension on loan repayments and interest accrual to help Cambodian borrowers

On 06 April 2021, Cambodian Youth Network and civil society groups issued a joint statement requesting the Royal Government to directly introduce measures to all microfinance institutions (MFI) and banks to suspend all loan repayments and interest accrual for at least three months in order ...

Cambodian Youth Network

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Joint letter: three UN human rights experts expressed concern over the Law on preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19 and other severe and dangerous contagious diseases

On 03 April 2021, the United Nations Human Rights in Cambodia issued a joint letter that the three UN human rights experts expressed concern over the Law on preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19 and other severe and dangerous contagious diseases. By concerning the ...

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia

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Press release: Earth Hour in 2021

On 27 March 2021, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued a press release that the earth hour in 2021 goes through digital (social media) emphasis the need for collective actions to protect nature as our shared home. ...

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

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Statement: Cooperate partnerships report in 2020 “WWF-Cambodia”

On 24 March 2021, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued a statement on the cooperation partnerships report in 2020. Generally, the cooperation between WWF and the private sector is taken in three ways such as driving sustainable business practices, communication and awareness-raising activities, and philanthropic relationships.  ...

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

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Open letter to USAID in Cambodia

On 22 March 2021, Prey Lang Communities from four provinces consist of nearly 100 villages issued an open letter to USAID in Cambodia that the Prey Lang community was deeply disappointed to see the recent USAID’s statement claims to have worked directly with the Prey ...

Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN)

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Joint press release on the twenty-year spatial plan for Mondulkiri province

On 18 February 2021, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) issued a joint press release on the twenty-year spatial plan for Mondulkiri province. This spatial plan is a process involving multilateral parties such as Mondulkiri provincial council, the United States Agency for International Development ...

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia)

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Press release on the world’s forgotten fishes vital for hundreds of millions of people about one-third are facing extinction

On 03 March 2021, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) issued a press release on the world’s forgotten fishes vital for hundreds of millions of people about one-third are facing extinction, caused by serious threats on freshwater ecosystem and fishes, including overfishing, habitat destruction, ...

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

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Deadline Extension - Cambodia Data-Driven Storytelling Contest​

The purpose of this contest is to encourage professionals, researchers, and students, especially those who identify as Indigenous Peoples, to demonstrate the value of data through effective visual data storytelling, and to contribute to the open data community by increasing the accessibility of information on ...

Press Release: The first 71 eggs are laid by turtle in the center

On 02 March 2021, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) issued a press release stating that the five royal turtles lay the first 71 eggs on an artificial beach in the reptile conservation center at Koh Kong province. According to the pictures, all the turtle eggs ...

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

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Joint statement: CSOs call on the Royal Government of Cambodia to repeal the sub-decree on the establishment of the National Internet Gateway

On 19 February 2021, the CamboJA released a joint statement on the CSOs call on the Royal Government of Cambodia to repeal the sub-decree on the establishment of the National Internet Gateway. Since some articles​​​ are broadly written, not clearly defined, harshly restrictive of freedoms, ...

CamboJA

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Joint Statement: Environment Ministry should stop arresting and harassing forestry activists

On 09 February 2021, LICADDO has post a joint statement on their official social media site on the the call for Environment Ministry should stop arresting and harassing forestry activists. This statement is posted following the release of 5 forestry activists. According to the joint ...

LICADHO

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CCHR releases a new briefing note on business and human rights: Corporate accountability in land rights violations

On 25 December 2020, Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) released a new Briefing Note on Business and Human Rights entitled “Corporate Accountability in Land Rights Violations”. This Briefing Note examines the challenges in holding corporations accountable for land-related human rights violations in the Kingdom ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)

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Join Statement "Cambodia: Urgently Protect Prisoners from COVID-19"

On 09 December 2020 – Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) call on the Royal Government of Cambodia to take urgent action to safeguard the right to health of people in detention, prison ...

Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

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Joint statement: Lack of a rigorous transboundary impact study of Sanakham put Mekong River at risk

On 24 November 2020, Eleven Non-Governmental Organizations in Cambodia issued a joint statement on the proposed Sanakham hydropower project on the Mekong mainstream in Laos concerning the transboundary impact on lower countries. This joint statement was issued in parallel with MRC who has been organizing ...

NGO Forum on Cambodia

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CSOs position paper on the executive summary of draft budget law 2021

On 20 November 2020, the Budget Working Group of National and International Civil Society Organizations facilitated by the NGO Forum on Cambodia issued a position paper on the executive summary of the draft budget law 2021. In this position paper, the Budget Working Group of ...

NGO Forum on Cambodia

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Advisory Note to GMAC Members On Cambodia and the UK’s General Scheme of Preference (GSP)

On 19 November 2020, Garments Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has posted an advisory note regarding UK’s General Scheme of Preference (GSP).  Following Brexit, eligible developing countries will be able to benefit from UK’s General Scheme of Preference (GSP). Cambodia, classified by the UN as ...

Garments Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC)

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Joint statement on the ninth session of the United Nations forum on business and human Rights 16-18 November 2020

On 18 November 2020, Equitable Cambodia organization, Inclusive Development International, and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) issued a joint statement renewing their long-standing call for redress for the Cambodian communities who were forcibly displaced by the Thai sugar ...

Equitable Cambodia organization, Inclusive Development International, and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

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